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Children of the Sun

Film (Excerpts) – 1968

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In this cult surf film — this excerpt is the first seven minutes — Andrew McAlpine gets in the Chevy, chucks the longboard on the roof and follows a group of pioneering riders on a mission around New Zealand and Australian coastlines, from Piha to Noosa. Filmed from 1965 - 1967, the Kiwi Endless Summer evoked a laid-back era where the ride was the prize. The classic surfing scenes — some filmed from an onboard camera housed in a DIY perspex case — are scored to surf rock and interspersed with sunburnt, bikini-clad relics of 60s beach culture.

If you were a surfer in 1968 this video is a must have [...] never have a carload of surfers been more fun to hang with [...] a classic.
– The Surfer's Journal

Key Cast & Crew

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Andrew McAlpine

Director, Editor, Producer, Camera

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Peter Telling

Narrator

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Kelvin Peach

Editor

Produced by

McAlpine Film Productions